Adeel Raja got banned by CNN after antisemitic posts on Twitter. The tweet comes amid increasing tensions between Israel and Palestine.
Adeel is a journalist working as a Freelance contributor at CNN and has several bylines for CNN’s website.
The Islamabad-based news producer has been removed after he made his controversial antisemitic tweets on Sunday, May 16, 2021.
Before which, CNN spokesman Matt Dornic told the Washington Examiner that the journalist is relieved of his duties.
Here are details we know about the Freelance Journalist.
Adeel Raja CNN: Hitler Tweets Explained
CNN Freelancer Adeel Raja’s tweets are antisemitic, posted around 12:45 p.m. on Sunday
He tweeted that the world needs a new Hitler amidst the ongoing war between Israel and Palestine.
Somemore antisemitic tweets were surfaced after he supported the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on several occasions.
Glad a single tweet contributed to the #Palestine cause and brought it to limelight with me loosing my job and the West’s claim of Freedom of expression and human rights! https://t.co/pWnYvZrwsS
— Adeel Raja (@adeelraja) May 17, 2021
However, the Tweet after sparking backlashes from the user has been removed.
Likewise, Photos of his other tweets have gone viral since then.
One of which happens to be related to FIFA Wolrd cup finals, where he openly supported Hitler, saying, Hail Hitler.
Adeel Raja Age
Adeel Raja’s age is 36 years old as of May 2021.
He was born in the year 1958, and he celebrates his birthday on the 6th of February.
Raja’s Twitter account is under the username “@adeelraja.”
Until now, the account has more than 81.7 thousand followers on the platform.
Who Is Adeel Raja? Wikipedia
Adeel Raja does not have a Wikipedia page for now.
According to his LinkedIn, his initial years on CNN began in the year 2013.
The Journalist is a graduate of Bahria University.
He has worked for many media, including Dawn News, Dunya TV, Aaj TV, etc.
Currently, he serves as the executive producer of ARY News based in Islamabad.
Raja has 54 bylines for CNN altogether. His most recent byline appears to have been from Sept. 16, 2020,
Furthermore, he won the Agahi Award for Investigative Journalist of the Year in 2016.